Sedimentation

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Definition of Sedimentation:
(1) General: deposition of material of varying size, both mineral and organic, away from its site of origin by the action of water, wind, gravity or ice; (2) Morphology: the process of transportation and deposition of particles onto the bottom of a body of water.
This is the common definition for Sedimentation, other definitions can be discussed in the article

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